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Sep
17
2008

Researchers Create Drug Delivery Nanoemulsions

Researchers at the University of California Los Angeles create nanoscale droplets for skin care delivery; researchers report molecules stable at a sub-100-nanometer size range.

Aug
29
2008

PCPC Defends FDA on Sun Care Regulation

With the arguments heating up around sunscreen regulation, the Personal Care Products Council recently defended the FDA on its sun care regulation issues.

Aug
25
2008

Research Shows Nanoparticles May Penetrate Sun Damaged Skin

Nanoparticles may penetrate sun damaged skin causing concern about their increasingly widespread use in sunscreens, according to new research.

Aug
21
2008

A Hot Little Number

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By: Cathy Christensen

Red pepper is adding a kick--and some incredible wellness benefits--to spa menus.

Aug
20
2008

Hot Ingredient: Apple Juice, Fruit and Seed Extract

By: Nica Lewis

An apple a day keeps wrinkles at bay.

Aug
20
2008

Certain Moisturizers Found to Promote Skin Cancer in Mice

Recent reports have found some moisturizers promoted skin cancers in mouse studies, creating a stir in the industry and prompting companies to look into the findings. It is important for spa owners and estheticians to be informed about these findings in order to accurately inform clients about any questions they may have.

Aug
19
2008

FDA Criticized for Sunscreen Regulation

The U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration was recently criticized by the Cancer Prevention Coalition, based in Chicago, for allowing the use of what the coalition believes are toxic ingredients.

Aug
14
2008

Lipid-signaling Molecule May Have Anti-aging Effects

Korean scientists have found the lipid-signaling molecure K6PC-5 many encourage an anti-aging effect in the skin.

Aug
12
2008

FDA Seeks Feedback on Cosmetic Nanotechnology

Looking to further develop recommendations through its Nanotechnology Task Force, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is seeking industry input on using nanotechnology in the cosmetics realm.

Aug
06
2008

Skin Care Thinks Small to Deliver Big

By: Leslie Benson

High-tech delivery systems and active ingredients that slow signs of aging have prompted advanced marketing claims. Yet the future of skin care depends on further advancements in delivery methods, such as medical microneedles.